Better Curcumin Absorption Substantially Benefits the Immune System


Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/24/2015 -- Low immunity significantly exposes people to the risk of developing or acquiring a wide range of diseases. The good news is that today, more and more individuals are becoming health conscious and are making some dietary and lifestyle change to improve their health condition. One of the most popular natural alternatives that is widely used nowadays is called turmeric. This spice contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which is widely studied due to its powerful therapeutic substances.

Better curcumin absorption substantially benefits the immune system. The body is protected by the immune system from bacteria, ailments, and viruses. It is the body's natural defense, and helps reduce the risk of diseases. Individuals with low immunity are weak, and more susceptible to ailments such as cough, cold, and chest congestion.

"Curcumin is widely available as a supplement nowadays. It is also used as a natural remedy for a wide variety of diseases," said Divine Bounty spokesperson, Melissa Scott.

There are several ways to improve one's immunity such as having a healthy diet and lifestyle. The immune system can also be strengthened from getting sufficient amounts of good quality sleep. Taking nutritional supplements such as curcumin is also believed to be helpful for increasing immunity.

According to the research published in the PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science) journal, the anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin can significantly help boost immunity. People can obtain curcumin by incorporating turmeric powder in their diet. They can use the spice when preparing dishes or beverages. While people can resort to the use of turmeric powder, it is important to note that curcumin has low bioavailability, and this limits its absorption inside the body.

The Ohio State's postdoctoral researchers in rheumatology and immunology and lead author of the study, Nicholas Young, aims to determine if it can significantly help the body to combat diseases through making curcumin completely available inside the body. According to Young, there are substances of natural ingredients that can help improve curcumin absorption such as castor oil and polyethylene glycol.

In an animal-based study using mice, it was found that curcumin has successfully stopped the recruitment of the immune system cells, which are associated with obesity and heart disease. Curcumin was also found to be helpful for fighting inflammation.

People can take advantage of curcumin supplements that also contain bioavailability enhancing ingredients such as BioPerine. This black pepper extract is believed to help increase curcumin absorption inside the body, and thus improve the efficacy of the supplement (

About Divine Bounty
Divine Bounty is a family-owned brand that manufactures high-quality turmeric curcumin supplements. Passionate about the potential health benefits of turmeric, the team behind Divine Bounty have carefully researched and sourced only the best ingredients to create the ideal blend of turmeric curcumin.

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Mary Underwood